A Complimentary Coaching Session for Financial Advisors






The New Normal

 

 

Summary for clients:

401(k) Loans:The loan limit is increased from $50,000 to $100,000.

RMDs suspended: Required Minimum Distributions from IRAs and 401(k) plans (at age 72) are suspended.

Charity: There is a new provision that provides an above-the-line deduction for charitable contributions, plus, the limits on charitable contributions are changed.

Extended deadline for 2019 IRA, HAS, Archer Medical Savings Accounts & Coverdell Education Savings Account contributions (July 15th).

The 10% early distribution penalty is waived.

Summary for small businesses:
$377 billion —allocated to support small businesses though loans, forgivable grants and loan deferrals.
Two key provisions:

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL): Includes a $10,000 grant that businesses can apply for and which they do not need to pay back. The rest of the EIDL loan, which caps out at $2 million, is not forgivable.

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Enables organizations to obtain up to $10 million in loans that are 100 percent forgivable if they do not lay off any employees or if they rehire employees they’ve already laid off.
Links:

U.S. Small Business Administration: Paycheck Protection Program U.S. Small Business Administratio Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus(COVID-19)

Compliance:

  1. FINRA Notices:
    https://www.finra.org/rules-guidance/key-topics/covid-19
  2. SEC Guidance:
    https://www.sec.gov/sec-coronavirus-covid-19-response
    Practice Management:
  3. Stick with the plan; Update the plan as necessary.
  4. Contact every client. Clients are home and want to talk.
  5. Develop a Virtual Team of business buddies; Lawyers, CPA’s Mortgage Bankers etc.

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